Thanks to Ellen Degeneres, Thai cave survivors train with star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy

The Thai junior football team who were rescued from a flooded cave after being trapped for more than two weeks trained with the Los Angeles Galaxy and their star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Friday in the latest stop of an international tour. The Wild Boars team, who earlier this month were guests at the Youth ...

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‘Scream for me!’: Thai badminton player in hot water for mocking fans on Instagram post at Asian Games

‘Scream for me!’: Thai badminton player in hot water for mocking fans on Instagram post at Asian Games

Thai netizens are scourning a national badminton player for an Instagram post in which he eggs fans on to “scream for him” at the Asian Games in Jakarta — but not while...

Viral video of tiny Muay Thai fighters reemphasizes campaign against child boxers

Viral video of tiny Muay Thai fighters reemphasizes campaign against child boxers

A viral video of two child boxers, who look to be not much older than 5 years of age, has again raised the (surprisingly) controversial topic of stricter age requirements for...

Thai ‘Wild Boars’ return to training after teammates’ rescue

Thai ‘Wild Boars’ return to training after teammates’ rescue

At the first training session since their teammates went missing in a Thai cave, the remaining “Wild Boars” said they cannot wait to see their friends back on the...

English Premier League games jumping to Facebook next season

English Premier League games jumping to Facebook next season

Thailand’s English Premier League football fans, and there are a lot of them, are going to have an interesting new place to watch matches come next season: Facebook. The...

Chonburi hairdresser goes viral for unique World Cup hair carvings

Chonburi hairdresser goes viral for unique World Cup hair carvings

Joe Beauty, a hair salon in Chonburi’s Sri Racha neighborhood, has gone viral this week thanks to some crazily creative World Cup hair designs, including recreating the faces of...

World Cup Babies: Thai hospital dresses newborns in football team uniforms

World Cup Babies: Thai hospital dresses newborns in football team uniforms

To celebrate this year’s World Cup, Phyathai Hospital in Chonburi province is dressing all newborns in football team uniforms, and the parents are reportedly loving it. (And who...

Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai ‘dwarf giant’

Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai ‘dwarf giant’

After a career laden with belts, cash and kudos, boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr retired undefeated over 50 fights — but his flawless record faces an unlikely challenge...

Golf: Family affair as Thai sisters celebrate Moriya’s maiden win

Golf: Family affair as Thai sisters celebrate Moriya’s maiden win

Thai golfer Moriya Jutanugarn finally joined her sister Ariya in the winner’s circle, closing with a three-under 68 on Sunday to capture the LA Open. The 23-year-old...

Foreign Muay Thai fighting guest at island resort forces would-be Thai thief to tap out

Foreign Muay Thai fighting guest at island resort forces would-be Thai thief to tap out

Police are looking for an accomplice who hastily fled the scene of an attempted break-and-enter at a small resort in Phuket early Monday morning after his friend was overpowered...


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When our beloved Thai Olympians win a medal, suffer a defeat due to a scandalous malfunctioning iPad or perform on the world scene and make Thailand proud, we strive to be the first to report it. When the first Thai woman recently reached the top of Mount Everest and another Thai lady made golf history, we were proud of share those sporty stories with you. As far as other sports, when famous English football lads visit Bangkok and have a bit too much fun, we’ll have those tell-all stories too.